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The Thomas Crown Affair (19-Jun-1968)

Director: Norman Jewison

Writer: Alan R. Trustman

Music Composed and Conducted by: Michel Legrand

Producer: Norman Jewison

Keywords: Crime, Heist

Steve McQueen as playboy financier engineers a bank heist as a lark; Faye Dunaway is a pretty bank investigator who knows he did it; she engages him in a game of cat-and-mouse to draw him out. Excellent caper, though the split-screen effect now appears dated. Winner of Best Original Song Oscar, and nominated for Best Score. Compare the robbery from Kansas City Confidential (1952). Remade as an art heist starring Pierce Brosnan, The Thomas Crown Affair (1999).

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Richard Bull
26-Jun-1924 3-Feb-2014 Nels on Little House on the Prairie
Paul Burke
21-Jul-1926 13-Sep-2009 Det. Adam Flint on Naked City
Faye Dunaway
14-Jan-1941   Network
Yaphet Kotto
15-Nov-1937   Homicide
Biff McGuire
25-Oct-1926   Serpico
Steve McQueen
24-Mar-1930 7-Nov-1980 The Great Escape
Sam Melville
20-Aug-1936 9-Mar-1989 Officer Mike Danko on The Rookies
Judy Pace
15-Jun-1942   Peyton Place
Gordon Pinsent
12-Jul-1930   Fraser, Sr. on Due South
Jack Weston
21-Aug-1924 3-May-1996 Wait Until Dark


Steve McQueen   ...   Thomas Crown
Faye Dunaway   ...   Vicki Anderson
Paul Burke   ...   Eddy Malone
Jack Weston   ...   Erwin
Addison Powell   ...   Abe
Gordon Pinsent   ...   Jamie
Yaphet Kotto   ...   Carl
Sidney Armus   ...   Arnie
Richard Bull   ...   Booth Guard
Peg Shirley   ...   Honey
Tom Rosqui   ...   Pvt. Detective
Michael Shillo   ...   Swiss Banker
Biff McGuire   ...   Sandy
And Introducing
Astrid Heeren   ...   Gwen
Patrick Horgan   ...   Danny
Carol Corbett   ...   Miss Sullivan
Nora Marlowe   ...   Marcie
Sam Melville   ...   Dave
Ted Gehring   ...   Marvin
Paul Verdier   ...   Elevator Operator
Judy Pace   ...   Pretty Girl


Review by Anonymous (posted on 29-Jun-2007)

Hands down one of the best movies I've had the pleasure to enjoy. The chess scene between Vicki and Tommy is one of the sexiest is mesmorising and romantic as well. I saw an interview with Norman Jewison who described the characters as "a couple of shits". True but they filled the screen. Once in awhile we have a chick flik night while the husbands get together and go out for drinks and dinner. We watched the remake with Pierce Brosnan and Ranee Russo. There is no remake of the original! I don't know why they even tried. Sincerely, Barbara Stevens

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